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Do You See Jesus in the Old Testament?

February 3, 2022 Save Article

PRAY OVER THIS:

“And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.”

(Luke 24:27)

PONDER THIS:

The Old Testament, without the Lord Jesus Christ, would be a dead-end road leading to nowhere. And yet, as you take a step back and look at the whole Bible, you see Jesus everywhere.

An artist took the Constitution of the United States, and he painted the letters very carefully and shaded each letter. Once he was done, as you looked at the Constitution of the United States of America, you could read it as the framers intended it to be, but if you stepped back and looked at it, you would see that the artist had so shaded the letters that there was a portrait of George Washington. That’s how we read the Old Testament in relation to Jesus. You’ll find all the laws and ceremonies and practices, but as you step back, there He is: Jesus the Son of God.

  • What are some ways you have seen Jesus throughout the Old Testament?
  • How do these things give you further confidence in who He is?

PRACTICE THIS:

Take time today to look up some examples of practices or accounts in the Old Testament that point to Jesus either directly or indirectly.

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